“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Huntersville, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Mecklenburg County, NC (143) Cabarrus County, NC (46) Gaston County, NC (42) Iredell County, NC (26) Lincoln County, NC (37) Union County, NC (25) Lancaster County, SC (56) York County, SC (145)  MecklenburgCounty(143) Mecklenburg County (143)  CabarrusCounty(46) Cabarrus County (46)  GastonCounty(42) Gaston County (42)  IredellCounty(26) Iredell County (26)  LincolnCounty(37) Lincoln County (37)  UnionCounty(25) Union County (25)  LancasterCountySouth Carolina(56) Lancaster County (56)  YorkCounty(145) York County (145)
Charlotte is the county seat for Mecklenburg County
Huntersville is in Mecklenburg County
      Mecklenburg County (143)  
      Cabarrus County (46)  
      Gaston County (42)  
      Iredell County (26)  
      Lincoln County (37)  
      Union County (25)  
      Lancaster County, South Carolina (56)  
      York County, South Carolina (145)  
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1North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — “Upping Block”
Used near here in early days of this church Presbyterian Church Beatties Ford Road Huntersville, N.C.Map (db m63276) HM
2North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — L 22 — Battle of Cowan's Ford
Cornwallis, in pursuit of Greene, crossed the Catawba River, 1/3 mi. N.W., after a sharp fight, Feb., 1781.Map (db m127308) HM
3North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — Gen. William Lee Davidson Was Killed
Cowan’s Ford, Catawba River where the Revolutionary Hero Gen’l. William Lee Davidson was killed in action Feb. 1, 1781 Born at Lancaster, Pa. 1746 -------•------- Davidson College Founded 1837 -------•------- Erected by Edward Lee Baxter . . . Map (db m63060) HM
4North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — General William Lee Davidson
To the memory of General William Lee Davidson of Mecklenburg County N.C. Born in 1746. Youngest son of George Davidson of Lancaster, PA. who moved to Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina, in 1750. Major 4th Reg. North Carolina Troops. Promoted . . . Map (db m63062) HM
5North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — Historic Latta Plantation
Historic home of James Latta (1755 – 1837). Last remaining Catawba River cotton plantation open to the public. Sample family home from 1853 – 1922. Sample sons fought at Gettysburg in General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. . . . Map (db m62995) HM
6North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — Hopewell Presbyterian Church
Hopewell Presbyterian Church organized 1762 by Rev. Alexander McWhorter for the Synod of Philadelphia, Pa. First permanent Pastor Rev. Samuel C. Caldwell ( Second Marker : ) Hopewell Presbyterian Church has been placed on the National . . . Map (db m63388) HM
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7North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — How McGuire Works
McGuire generates electricity just like Marshall Steam Station except that it uses special uranium pellets instead of coal as its fuel. Loaded into fuel assemblies inside McGuire’s two reactor vessels, the uranium atoms split – or fission . . . Map (db m63277) HM
8North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — Richard Barry(1726 – 1801)
Tanner Legislator Signer of Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Co-founder of:       Hopewell Presbyterian Church       City of Charlotte       Mecklenburg County       N.C. Superior Court He recovered General William L. Davidson’s body . . . Map (db m63065) HM
9North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — Signers of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence
May 20, 1775 Abraham Alexander, Chairman • John McKnitt Alexander, Secretary • Ephraim Brevard, Clerk Hezekiah Alexander • Ezra Alexander • Adam Alexander • Charles Alexander • Waightstill Avery • Hezekiah J. Balch • . . . Map (db m1579) HM
10North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — The Church Building
The building before you dates back to 1833. It is the oldest, standing, continuously used worship facility in Mecklenburg County. It was the second bricked Presbyterian Church in rural North Carolina. As the third building on the site, it pre-dates . . . Map (db m63271) HM
11North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — The Oldest Cemetery and the Walls
You are standing before the oldest continuously existing human institution in northern Mecklenburg County: Hopewell Presbyterian Church. There were seven churches in this southern region of North Carolina Piedmont before the Revolutionary War. . . . Map (db m63275) HM
12North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — The Servant Entrance
The door to your left was called the “servant entrance”. Actually it was the entrance and exit for slaves who were members of the church. Presbyterians rarely used the term “slave” preferring “servant”. The door . . . Map (db m63273) HM
13North Carolina (Mecklenburg County), Huntersville — L 23 — William Lee Davidson
Whig general, was killed at Cowan’s Ford. Feb. 1, 1781. Davidson College and Davidson County are named for him.Map (db m62993) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022